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Paramount Veterans Network & VSOs hosts a Discussion Panel and Activities for Mental Wellness

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, Paramount Veterans Network and several Veteran Service Organizations held an informative panel called “Making Connections for Mental Health & Wellness”, moderated by John Elliott, Weather Anchor, CBS New York. Opening Remarks were made by Stephen Hill from CBS’ Magnum P.I.

The event featured special guests:

•Karen Kraft, US Army Vet, Chair, Board of Directors, Veterans in Media & Entertainment

•CSM Sa’eed Mustafa, US Army (Ret.), Author of Resilient Transition: Combating The Feelings Of Stress & Anxiety

•Robert Thomas, Brig. Gen. US Air Force (Ret.), Chief Operating Officer, Operation Homefront

•Antoinette Wallace, US Army National Guard Veteran

•Michelle Carlson, US Director, Mental Health & Suicide Prevention, MOVEMBER

Mental Wellness activities facilitated by:

•Lisa Stern, Ed.D., SHRM-CP, Director of Program Impact & Assessment, FourBlock

•Marina Rabinek, U.S. Navy Veteran and West Coast Regional Director, FourBlock

The event ended with a 5-minute meditation, facilitated by Jon Macaskill, retired Navy SEAL Commander and mindfulness & meditation teacher.

Watch the full event here:


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